The table below looks at the statistics for the DBA role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DBA in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Administrator
Rank 88 115 79
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -36
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 58 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.81% 0.68% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 0.74% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 21
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2999 2857 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.12% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1911 1860 1233
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 172 140
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DBA in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +20 27 £425 +2.40% 4
Gloucestershire +6 9 £408 -4.11%
Dorset +5 6 £375 +11.11% 4
Somerset +4 5 £338 -10.29% 1
Devon 0 3 £288 -28.12% 1
Wiltshire -1 2 £325 -20.24% 11
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England

DBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title.

1 58 (59.18%) SQL
2 54 (55.10%) SQL Server
3 46 (46.94%) Oracle
4 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
4 34 (34.69%) Oracle Database
5 29 (29.59%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (27.55%) MySQL
7 25 (25.51%) SC Cleared
8 24 (24.49%) Replication
8 24 (24.49%) ETL
9 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (17.35%) Percona
12 16 (16.33%) Linux
13 15 (15.31%) Windows
13 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
14 14 (14.29%) Migration
15 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
17 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
18 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
18 10 (10.20%) Java
19 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
19 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
19 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery

DBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited DBA in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with DBA in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.02%) IIS
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.04%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) SAN
2 3 (3.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (55.10%) SQL Server
2 34 (34.69%) Oracle Database
3 27 (27.55%) MySQL
4 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (19.39%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (13.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (13.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (13.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (11.22%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (8.16%) DB2
9 7 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
10 6 (6.12%) RDBMS
10 6 (6.12%) Big Data
11 5 (5.10%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
13 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Toad
1 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.02%) Hudson
3 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (5.10%) Banking
2 4 (4.08%) Finance
3 2 (2.04%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) BSON
2 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (1.02%) J2EE
3 1 (1.02%) COM
3 1 (1.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.49%) Replication
2 5 (5.10%) Clustering
2 5 (5.10%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (5.10%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.33%) Linux
2 15 (15.31%) Windows
3 8 (8.16%) UNIX
4 7 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.12%) Solaris
5 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) SUSE
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Performance Tuning
2 24 (24.49%) ETL
3 17 (17.35%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (14.29%) Migration
5 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.18%) Data Migration
5 9 (9.18%) Database Tuning
5 9 (9.18%) Database Security
6 7 (7.14%) Open Source
6 7 (7.14%) High Availability
7 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.10%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (4.08%) ITIL
9 3 (3.06%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (3.06%) Change Data Capture
9 3 (3.06%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.06%) Database Mirroring
10 2 (2.04%) Change Control
10 2 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.18%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.20%) Java
4 9 (9.18%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 25 (25.51%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) OCP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.04%) SLA
1 2 (2.04%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Puppet
1 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.12%) Ansible
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (46.94%) Oracle
2 17 (17.35%) Percona
3 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) SaltStack
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
5 4 (4.08%) Sun
5 4 (4.08%) Siebel
6 3 (3.06%) NetApp
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) Cerner
8 1 (1.02%) Informatica
8 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.02%) Red Gate
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